• Who Experiences the Most Awe? Mind & Body, Awe | May 24, 2017

    The results from our Greater Good awe quiz reveal which people feel the most wonder and amazement in life.

  • How Gratitude Motivates Us to Become Better People Big Ideas, Gratitude | May 23, 2017

    Some critics charge that gratitude is selfish and breeds complacency. But research by Christina Armenta and Sonja Lyubomirsky suggests otherwise.

  • How to Avoid Regret in Your Social Life Big Ideas, Social Connection | May 22, 2017

    New research suggests that trying to maximize the benefits from your friendships may actually be bad for your well-being.

  • How to Tackle Your Cravings with Mindfulness Mind & Body, Mindfulness | May 18, 2017

    Our bad habits and addictive behaviors—like smoking, overeating, or constantly using technology—hurt well-being and public health. A new book shows how mindfulness can help.

  • How to Handle a Toxic Relationship Family & Couples, Social Connection, Forgiveness | May 17, 2017

    When a relationship is causing you stress and suffering, follow these five steps to find more peace.

  • Happy Couples Focus on Each Other’s Strengths Family & Couples, Social Connection | May 16, 2017

    According to a new study, your ability to appreciate your partner’s strengths is linked to their well-being—and yours.

  • Three Ways Mindfulness Can Make You Less Biased Mind & Body, Diversity, Mindfulness | May 15, 2017

    Cognitive biases may be partly to blame for prejudice, and research suggests that mindfulness can help us correct them.

  • How Resting More Can Boost Your Productivity Mind & Body, Work & Career | May 11, 2017

    Here are five ways to incorporate more rest and rejuvenation into your work day.

  • Why “Mom Brain” Is Good for Mothers and Babies Family & Couples, Mind & Body, Empathy | May 10, 2017

    According to a new study, pregnant women lose gray matter in their brains—and this process helps them figure out what other people need and feel.

  • Is Humility Good for Your Relationship? Family & Couples, Social Connection | May 9, 2017

    A new study suggests that people are more satisfied with their relationships when their partners are more humble.

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